Page Notes  
Listing of baseball deaths for the 1963 calendar year. Note that our tracking for deaths is not 100% complete and it is based on available public information as many former non-MLB player deaths may not be captured. The Cause of Death is not always available for a particular player.

Major Leaguers are in bold.

Use the Death Search Application to search deaths by cause.
About the Data:Deaths Data

Learn more about TBC data and the site in the About TBC section. Also, don't forget to find a way to Support TBC.
Related Data Products:Player Bios - MLB | Transactions

The TBC Data Store allows you to purchase the data you see on the site. The store has standard pre-determined data products as well as the ability to work with us to produce custom data extracts based on your requirements.
Get TBC PREMIUM and remove ads, cleaner display, access to research applications, data store discounts and more!
The TBC Newsletter will keep you periodically up-to-date on what is happening at The Baseball Cube.

1963 Baseball Deaths

top csv share Sort PREV | NEXT
  • Grid Filters
  • Major Leaguers
  • PRO Players
  • Drafted
  • 1st Round Pick
  • Hitters
  • Pitchers
  • Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Bill Batsch1963-12-31---71.225H------RR1892-05-18Mingo Junction,OH
    MLB1916-19161916-1916
    Junie Barnes1963-12-31---52.029P5-11170LL1911-12-01Linwood,NC
    MLB1934-19341934-1934
    Wilbur Good1963-12-30---78.091OF-P5-6165LL1885-09-28Punxsutawney,PA
    MLB1905-19181905-1918
    Ray Keating1963-12-28---72.158P5-11185RR1891-07-21Bridgeport,CT
    MLB1912-19191912-1919
    Skipper Roberts1963-12-24---75.346C5-10175LR1888-01-11Wardner,ID
    MLB1913-19131913-1913
    Harry Williams1963-12-21---73.1791B---200RR1890-06-23Omaha,NE
    MLB1913-19141913-1914
    Happy Townsend1963-12-21---84.254P-OF6-0190RR1879-04-09Townsend,DE
    MLB1901-19061901-1906
    Dinny McNamara1963-12-20---58.094OF5-9165LR1905-09-16Lexington,MA
    MLB1927-19281927-1928
    Joe Jaeger1963-12-13---68.284P6-1190RR1895-03-03St. Cloud,MN
    MLB1920-19201920-1920
    Myles Thomas1963-12-12---66.049P5-9170RR1897-10-22State College,PA
    MLB1926-19301926-1930
    Carl Fischer1963-12-10---58.034P6-0180RL1905-11-05Medina,NY
    MLB1930-19371930-1937
    Red Worthington1963-12-08---57.227OF5-11170RR1906-04-24Alhambra,CA
    MLB1931-19341931-1934
    Nellie Pott1963-12-03---64.139P6-0185LL1899-07-16Cincinnati,OH
    MLB1922-19221922-1922
    Arch Reilly1963-11-29---72.1033B5-10163RR1891-08-17Alton,IL
    ---
    Rube Parnham1963-11-25---69.295P6-3185RR1894-02-01Heidelberg,PA
    MLB1916-19171916-1917
    Ed Hock1963-11-21---64.238OF5-10165LL1899-03-27Franklin Furnace,OH
    MLB1924-19241924-1924
    Marty Hopkins1963-11-20---56.2713B-2B5-11175RR1907-02-22Wolfe City,TX
    MLB1934-19351934-1935
    Merito Acosta1963-11-17-67.180OF5-7140LL1896-05-19Bauta,CU
    MLB1913-19181913-1918
    Ski Melillo1963-11-14---64.1012B-3B5-8150RR1899-08-04Chicago,IL
    MLB1926-19371926-1937
    Muddy Ruel1963-11-13---67.265C-1B5-9150RR1896-02-20St. Louis,MO
    MLB1915-19341915-1934
    Ed Connolly1963-11-12---55.117C5-8180RR1908-07-17Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1929-19321929-1932
    Clarence Mitchell1963-11-06---72.256P-1B5-11190LL1891-02-22Franklin,NE
    MLB1911-19321911-1932
    Newt Hunter1963-10-26-83.2931B6-0180RR1880-01-05Chillicothe,OH
    MLB1911-19111911-1911
    Jim Lindsey1963-10-25-65.272P6-1175RR1898-01-24Greensburg,LA
    MLB1922-19371922-1937
    Stu Flythe1963-10-18---51.317P6-2175RR1911-12-05Conway,NC
    MLB1936-19361936-1936
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Frank Emmer1963-10-18---67.242SS-OF5-8150RR1896-02-17Crestline,OH
    MLB1916-19261916-1926
    Clyde Goodwin1963-10-12---76.333P5-11145RR1886-11-12Athens,OH
    MLB1906-19061906-1906
    George Curry1963-10-05---74.286P6-0185RR1888-12-21Bridgeport,CT
    MLB1911-19111911-1911
    Eddie Bacon1963-10-02---68.176P------------1895-04-08Frankfort,KY
    MLB1917-19171917-1917
    Cy Perkins1963-10-02---67.216C-SS5-10158RR1896-02-27Gloucester,MA
    MLB1915-19341915-1934
    Jack White1963-09-30---85.252OF5-6 ---RR1878-01-19Traders Point,IN
    MLB1904-19041904-1904
    Andy Coakley1963-09-27---80.310P6-0165LR1882-11-20Providence,RI
    MLB1902-19111902-1911
    Slim Harriss1963-09-19---66.280P6-6180RR1896-12-11Brownwood,TX
    MLB1920-19281920-1928
    Johnny Niggeling1963-09-16---55.348P6-0170RR1907-10-03Remsen,IA
    MLB1938-19461938-1946
    Ray Miner1963-09-15---66.162P5-11160RL1897-04-04Glens Falls,NY
    MLB1921-19211921-1921
    Ham Hyatt1963-09-11---78.3121B-OF6-1185LR1884-11-01Buncombe County,NC
    MLB1909-19181909-1918
    Bill Knickerbocker1963-09-08---51.253SS-2B5-11170RR1911-12-29Los Angeles,CA
    MLB1933-19421933-1942
    Johnnie Williams1963-09-08---74.052P6-0180RR1889-07-16Honolulu,HI
    MLB1914-19141914-1914
    Tony DeFate1963-09-03---68.1923B-2B5-8158RR1895-02-22Kansas City,MO
    MLB1917-19171917-1917
    Ren Kelly1963-08-24---63.278P6-0183RR1899-11-18San Francisco,CA
    MLB1923-19231923-1923
    Tom Asmussen1963-08-21---86.327C5-11------R1876-09-26Chicago,IL
    MLB1907-19071907-1907
    Carl Zamloch1963-08-19---73.315P6-1176RR1889-10-06Oakland,CA
    MLB1913-19131913-1913
    Karl Drews1963-08-15Killed by drunk driver43.174P6-4198RR1920-02-22Staten Island,NY
    MLB1946-19541946-1954
    Dick Braggins1963-08-12---83.229P5-11170RR1879-12-25Mercer,PA
    MLB1901-19011901-1901
    Bill Kinsler1963-08-10---95.273OF------------1867-11-09New York,NY
    MLB1893-18931893-1893
    Herb Crompton1963-08-05---51.271C6-0185RR1911-11-07Taylor Ridge,IL
    MLB1937-19451937-1945
    Bob Fisher1963-08-04---76.272SS-2B5-9170RR1886-11-03Nashville,TN
    MLB1912-19191912-1919
    Pete Standridge1963-08-02---72.097P5-10165RR1891-04-25Black Diamond,WA
    MLB1911-19151911-1915
    Hooks Dauss1963-07-27---73.306P-OF5-10168RR1889-09-22Indianapolis,IN
    MLB1912-19261912-1926
    Luther Roy1963-07-24---60.360P5-10161RR1902-07-29Ooltewah,TN
    MLB1924-19291924-1929
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Charlie Hanford1963-07-19---82.044OF5-6145RR1881-06-03Tunstall,EN
    ---
    Bill Lindsay1963-07-14---82.1383B-2B---165LR1881-02-24Madison,NC
    MLB1911-19111911-1911
    Roy Sanders1963-07-08---69.026P6-0185RR1894-06-10---
    MLB1918-19201918-1920
    Ben Demott1963-07-05---74.092P-OF6-0192RR1889-04-02Green Village,NJ
    MLB1910-19111910-1911
    Earl Moseley1963-07-01---78.295P5-9168RR1884-09-07Middleburg,OH
    MLB1913-19161913-1916
    Frank Baker1963-06-28---77.1053B5-11173LR1886-03-13Trappe,MD
    MLB1908-19221908-1922
    Jack Fox1963-06-28---78.036OF5-10185RR1885-05-21Reading,PA
    MLB1908-19081908-1908
    Jud Wilson1963-06-24---69.114HOF------LR1894-02-28Remington,VA
    ---
    Ben Geraghty1963-06-18---50.333SS-2B5-11175RR1912-07-19Jersey City,NJ
    MLB1936-19441936-1944
    Mike Simon1963-06-10---80.056C5-11188RR1883-04-13Hayden,IN
    MLB1909-19131909-1913
    Earl Smith1963-06-08---66.112C-2B5-10180LR1897-02-14Hot Springs,AR
    MLB1919-19301919-1930
    Charlie Mullen1963-06-06---74.0811B-2B5-10155RR1889-03-15Seattle,WA
    MLB1910-19161910-1916
    Ernie Sulik1963-05-31---52.327OF5-10178LL1910-07-07San Francisco,CA
    MLB1936-19361936-1936
    Joe McDonald1963-05-30---75.0493B5-11175RR1888-04-09---
    MLB1910-19101910-1910
    Fred Herbert1963-05-29---76.085P6-0185RR1887-03-04LaGrange,IL
    MLB1915-19151915-1915
    Dave Jolly1963-05-27---38.224P6-0165RR1924-10-14Stony Point,NC
    MLB1953-19571953-1957
    Hi West1963-05-25---78.288P6-0185RR1884-08-08Roseville,IL
    MLB1905-19111905-1911
    Gavvy Cravath1963-05-23---82.059OF-1B5-10186RR1881-03-23Escondido,CA
    MLB1908-19201908-1920
    Dave Shean1963-05-22---79.3162B-SS5-11175RR1883-07-09Arlington,MA
    MLB1906-19191906-1919
    Don Hankins1963-05-16---61.095P6-3183RR1902-02-09Pendleton,IN
    MLB1927-19271927-1927
    Larry Woodall1963-05-16---68.292C5-9165RR1894-07-26Staunton,VA
    MLB1920-19291920-1929
    Ray Pierce1963-05-04---65.330P5-7156LL1897-06-06Emporia,KS
    MLB1924-19261924-1926
    Pat McNulty1963-05-04---64.065OF5-11160LR1899-02-27Cleveland,OH
    MLB1922-19271922-1927
    Dickie Kerr1963-05-04---69.303P5-7155LL1893-07-03St. Louis,MO
    MLB1919-19251919-1925
    Johnny Hutchings1963-04-27Uremia47.012P6-2250BR1916-04-14Chicago,IL
    MLB1940-19461940-1946
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Lou Manske1963-04-27---78.295P6-0 ---LL1884-07-04Milwaukee,WI
    MLB1906-19061906-1906
    Hal Elliott1963-04-25---63.330P6-1170RR1899-05-29Mount Clemens,MI
    MLB1929-19321929-1932
    Harry Harper1963-04-23---67.363P-OF6-2165LL1895-04-24Hackensack,NJ
    MLB1913-19231913-1923
    Pryor McBee1963-04-19---61.302P6-1190RL1901-06-20Blanco,OK
    MLB1926-19261926-1926
    Earl Kunz1963-04-14---63.109P5-10170RR1899-12-25Sacramento,CA
    MLB1923-19231923-1923
    Jim Wright1963-04-10---62.202P6-2195RR1900-09-19Hyde,EN
    MLB1927-19281927-1928
    Jim Ball1963-04-07---79.043C5-11175RR1884-02-22---
    MLB1907-19081907-1908
    Wilcy Moore1963-03-29---65.311P6-0195RR1897-05-20Bonita,TX
    MLB1927-19331927-1933
    Fritz Knothe1963-03-27---59.3303B-SS5-10180RR1903-05-01Passaic,NJ
    MLB1932-19331932-1933
    Daff Gammons1963-03-24---87.005OF-2B5-11170RR1876-03-17New Bedford,MA
    MLB1901-19011901-1901
    Tom Walsh1963-03-16---78.014C5-11170RR1885-02-28Davenport,IA
    MLB1906-19061906-1906
    Charlie Harris1963-03-14---85.1423B-OF5-8200RR1877-10-21Macon,GA
    MLB1899-18991899-1899
    Farmer Ray1963-03-11---76.173P5-11160LR1886-09-17Fort Lyon,CO
    MLB1910-19101910-1910
    Joe Judge1963-03-11---68.2881B-OF5-8155LL1894-05-25Brooklyn,NY
    MLB1915-19341915-1934
    Lefty Lorenzen1963-03-05---70.050P5-10164LL1893-01-12Davenport,IA
    MLB1913-19131913-1913
    Jess Cortazzo1963-03-04---58.158H5-3142RR1904-09-26Wilmerding,PA
    MLB1923-19231923-1923
    Irish Meusel1963-03-01---69.263OF-2B5-11178RR1893-06-09Oakland,CA
    MLB1914-19271914-1927
    Bill Hughes1963-02-25-66.097P5-10155RR1896-11-18Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1921-19211921-1921
    Harry Schwarts1963-02-22---44.196UMP6-2195------1918-08-10Cambridge,OH
    ---
    Bill Hinchman1963-02-20---79.321OF-1B5-11190RR1883-04-04Philadelphia,PA
    MLB1905-19201905-1920
    Lee Thompson1963-02-17---64.355P6-1185LL1898-02-26Smithfield,UT
    MLB1921-19211921-1921
    Harlin Pool1963-02-15---54.339OF5-10195LR1908-03-12Lakeport,CA
    MLB1934-19351934-1935
    Bump Hadley1963-02-15---58.224P5-11190RR1904-07-05Lynn,MA
    MLB1926-19411926-1941
    Bunny Brief1963-02-11---70.2211B-OF6-0185RR1892-07-03Remus,MI
    MLB1912-19171912-1917
    Ray Starr1963-02-09---56.291P6-1178RR1906-04-23Nowata,OK
    MLB1932-19451932-1945
    Player NameDeath DateDeath CauseAgePosHtWtBaThBorn DatePlace Of BirthDraft InfoHiLvlMLB YearsStat Years
    Emil Planeta1963-02-02---54.001P6-0190RR1909-01-31Higganum,CT
    MLB1931-19311931-1931
    Ossie Vitt1963-01-31---73.0253B-2B5-10150RR1890-01-04San Francisco,CA
    MLB1912-19211912-1921
    Win Ballou1963-01-30-65.059P5-10170RL1897-11-30Mount Morgan,KY
    MLB1925-19291925-1929
    Lee Meadows1963-01-29---68.200P6-0190LR1894-07-12Oxford,NC
    MLB1915-19291915-1929
    Jimmy Wiggs1963-01-20---86.139P6-4200BR1876-09-01Trondheim,NO
    MLB1903-19061903-1992
    Tommy Thompson1963-01-16---73.068P5-9170RR1889-11-07Spring City,TN
    MLB1912-19121912-1912
    Harl Maggert1963-01-07---79.327OF5-8155LR1883-02-13Cromwell,IN
    MLB1907-19121907-1912
    Rogers Hornsby1963-01-05---66.2512B-SS5-11175RR1896-04-27Winters,TX
    MLB1915-19371915-1937
    Al Mamaux1963-01-02---68.215P6-0168RR1894-05-30Pittsburgh,PA
    MLB1913-19241913-1924
    109 record(s)
    Glossary:
    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Death Date Published date of death (if available) Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Ht Height Wt Weight Ba Bats Th Throws Born Date Date of Birth for Player Place of Birth City,State or City,Country for birthplace Draft Info Year-DraftRound-Overall-Drafted by Team Abbreviation. Click the link to view picks for that round. Indicates most recent draft instance HiLvl Highest Level Reached MLB Years Up-to-date Range of Years played Stat Years Available range of years of statistics within the TBC system